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Musee De La Piscine

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Address: 23 Rue de l'Esperance, 59100 Roubaix, France
Phone Number: 03 20 69 23 60
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What a gem!

Really liked the concept of this museum of art and sculpture being woven around such a beautiful Art Deco public baths building. Loved looking at exhibits in and around the old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Really liked the concept of this museum of art and sculpture being woven around such a beautiful Art Deco public baths building. Loved looking at exhibits in and around the old changing cubicles. We were disappointed by the catering. There is a restaurant with main meals but no cafe for lighter snacks and drinks. That said, well worth the drive... More 

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Brussels
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This was my second visit to La Piscine, and I would certainly go again, as the temporary exhibitions change quite often. There are not many works by famous artists on show here, but it is still a very extensive collection of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles and fashion, all displayed around an Art Deco swimming pool. There is also a restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We came here by chance, as it was open on Tuesdays when most other things were shut. We're so glad we did. The museum is a brilliant tribute to an inspired architect's vision and it's sheer joy to walk around it. The exhibits are incredibly varied and a treat in themselves. Don't miss it!

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NEWPORT, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is for my mind a unique combination of location and curation of any museum I have ever seen. The 30's setting and the carefully crafted and positioned exhibit coupled with the eerie "alive" feeling of the setting makes this a MUST. I'll say no more and let the reader decide. I think it is the first 5/5 I have... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In a way you're better to just go there rather than read too much beforehand as the experience of walking into the main hall is breathtaking, especially if you've not seen any photos. The greatness of the building is matched by the art. Worth going out of your way for. The restaurant looked very popular as well though we didn't... More 

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent collection in a really cool setting. You need to like this period of painting/sculpture but I personally found it easy to spend a couple of hours there.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Roubaix as a town has little to offer BUT this museum makes a trip more then worthwhile. The pictures look great but it's not uintil you're inside, with the ambiance and the recordings from when it was a public pool that you fully appreciate what a beautiful gem this is. It is such a shame it wasn't kept open as... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The town of Roubaix does not have a good reputation according to French friends but this museum is a little gem which is easily reached on the metro and a short walk along the main street which seemed perfectly charming to me. Once a swimming pool, it is now a gallery and museum. The central area is the old pool,... More 

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Gloucestershire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A fantastic place to stop if visiting Lille or southern Belgium. Very easily reached from motorways with the aid of a satnav. We weren't quite sure that we had come to the right place, as it's tucked away a little, but look out for the word MUSEE painted on a brick wall and entry doors covered in bright stickers, and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have to say that I'm really not much of an art person, but my study abroad program offered a trip to La Piscine so I figured that I'd check it out. This venue is obviously very unique and pretty cool. There is also a nice garden outside. While I honestly don't remember much of the art, I am glad... More 

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